Large Goods Vehicles: Licensing
Peter Luff (Mid Worcestershire, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make it his policy to extend the range of statutory consultees on the grant of operator licences by Traffic Commissioners to include parish councils; and if he will make a statement.
Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon, Conservative)
There are no plans to extend the range of statutory consultees to include parish councils. At this time I am satisfied that in the majority of cases the systems work well and therefore have no plans to change the legislation.